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Barron Falls

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Address: Barron Gorge National Park, Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
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Impressive even when nit in full flow

We saw the falls from the Sky Rail - lookout and from the scenic railway on the way down. They are impressive, even though they were not in full flow - you can see how the power... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There has been so little rain in recent months that the Barron Falls are hardly spectacular at present. When the water levels are high, though, it looks amazing from the photos that we've seen. You don't really ever make a special journey to see the falls however, as the Skyrail cable car and the Scenic Railway both stop either side... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You have a stop here coming up on the railway and the option for two more stops when tracking the Skyrail back (or vice versa). I would definitely take all those opportunities to see the falls as they are quite impressive.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

These falls are famous for their spectacle but only when there has been a lot of rain. When we visited, it was near the end of the dry season and they were, frankly, underwhelming. It was still good to visit them, though, because there is a raised walkway through beautiful rain forest, which you follow in order to get to... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled upon Barron Falls after visiting Kuranda. It was raining and very pretty. Short walk to get there. Take your zoom lens and look out for some fun wildlife along the way!

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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw the falls from the Sky Rail - lookout and from the scenic railway on the way down. They are impressive, even though they were not in full flow - you can see how the power of the water has eaten into the rock face impressive

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sacre temple of Nature! Must see!!! I had the chance to live in Kuranda for few months, and the Barron Fall is my favorite point. It's not just a turist attraction, but a meditation that take you back in touch with the nature and your inner peace. Discover the history of the place throught the aboriginal legend. The easy access... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went along the canopy trail and saw the falls from a view lookout. The falls were not in full force but still beautiful. We looked at a video when the falls were going full force - what a forceful scene.

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Mitchell, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We first saw the falls from the Kuranda scenic rail, very impressed. Disembarked the sky-rail at Barron falls station...up close these falls are majestic, can only imagine what they'd look like in the wet season in full flood and the roar they'd generate. If we'd had more time a swim would have been on the cards.

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Roseville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drove to this site via car in the evening and had the trail to ourselves. Use mosquito repellant. There is an excellent canopy trail and the falls are spectacular. Best of all, this is a free activity if you have a car.

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Alpine, Utah, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so looking forward to this fabulous site. We visited in early January, 2017. The waterfall was little more than a trickle. Of course, this is Mother Nature's doing. Apparently, the runoff hadn't begun, as yet. Hopefully, now, those who visit are seeing a huge amount of water flowing over these gorgeous rock shelves into the canyons below. We'll... More 

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